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Unable to install SSD on Win7 x64 system

Q: Unable to install SSD on Win7 x64 system

I bought a Samsung 840 SSD (120GB) for my gigabyte GA-770T-USB3 motherboard. I am unable to install win 7 64bit on it. It is a SATA SSD.

I have tried ACHD mode in the BIOS, I have tried IDE mode. The drive works as I have tested it as an external drive on other computers.

I bought the drive specifically to be used as a primary drive.

My regular hard drives work fine on the motherboard.

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A: Unable to install SSD on Win7 x64 system

Well, first of all, your motherboard only supports 3GB/s and the 840 is a 6GB/s drive. Just by that you won't really get your moneys worth. And how so are you unable to install? Also can you please list your system specs?

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/unable-to-install-ssd-on-win7-x64-system.190141/
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Hi,
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[1]http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1649-clean-install-windows-7-a.html

A:Win7 64 bit clean install error. unable to create system partition.

tikz,
Where did you get the Win 7 that you want to install?

I strongly suspect a bad Win 7 or a hacked Win 7 as the cause.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/253853-win7-64-bit-clean-install-error-unable-create-system-partition.html
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A:A fresh win7 install over a win7/vista dual boot system ?

is it the only HDD in the laptop (i used to think 1 was the max but i've been encountering people with two recently)? If so, (and if you want to wipe the hard drive completely (don't forget to deactivate any programs, such as iTunes)) just put the install disc in, boot into it (without booting into windows), choose the install option that isn't 'upgrade' (i think it's 'custom' offhand). when it takes you to the partition manager, click 'advanced' on the bottom bit and delete and format all partitions until you have just one big empty disk.
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For one thing you can not upgrade Windows 7 32bit with a 64bit Windows 7 disk. If you want to upgrade to a different version of Windows 7 it has to be a 32bit version.

For the disk not reading does your cd/dvd drive show up in Device Manager and in Bios?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/unable-to-install-win7-x64-ult-615542.html
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A:Unable to install Win7

System Restore is not the way to fix the FBI virus. Does this system still boot into Windows as I should be able to fix it even if it won't boot to the desktop. If you can get her to log onto this site and subscribe to this thread I can guide her through it.

The drivers error that comes up when trying to install Windows AFAIK is related to the mode the hard drive is set to, get her to go into the Bios and check it is on AHCI or IDE. You might find it has got set to RAID.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/unable-to-install-win7.1099544/
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i don't know why, but sometimes it takes a long time for the next part of setup (the eula, iirc) to appear.

when i installed 7 recently on my old kitchen pc, it took a good five minutes to appear (admittedly much lower spec hardware than yourself).

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A:Consistently unable to install WIN7 SP1

The errors on the system file check log are not responsible for the failure to install SP1
The errors listed are of no consequence
In view of the time involved in this, by that I mean since 2011 it has the makings of a long job
I am more than prepared to help, but please assure me that you are staying with the topic to either a successful conclusion or I admit defeat
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A:Unable to install XP on win7 (for dual boot)

You can consider this failure a blessing in disguise.
Installing an old OS on new hardware is problematic at best and almost impossible at worst. And that goes double for laptops. The initial problem is that XP does not natively support SATA hard drives which your computer is likely using. Thiis can usually be solved.

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3. Install a virtual machine such as VirtualBox or VirtualPC. You can then install XP under that.

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A:Unable to install Win7 on ENVY 15t-j000

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i should mention that my system has the latest updates and i have deauthorized the computer from iTunes

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Hi Paul,
might be an easy fix, suspected cause >> you installed >> OEM << OS directly to NEW ssd.
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please run this tool,
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Roy

lookin back over your earlier posts does this relate to the VM install?

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A:Unable to install from .cab file on Win7 remote desktop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by raamkri


Hi,
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I ran into this too... there are several things Remote Desktop doesn't let you do... like intalling unsigned software, changing services, etc. ... you know, the stuff a hacker might do....

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Welcome to SevenForums.

Download SeaTools for DOS | Seagate burn it on to a CD and run the diagnostic tests. That should confirm whether your HDD is OK or not.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-bootmgr-is-missing-unable-to-install-win7-574378.html
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A:cannot install win7 64 on uefi system

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A:Install Ubuntu on a xp,vista,win7 multiboot system

  
Quote: Originally Posted by errolgreer


I have 2 hard drives, the first has Win 7 RC1 and the second has XP and Vista in their own partitions. The Win 7 boot loader gives me the choice of Win7, Vista and XP when I boot up. The question is: If I install Ubuntu onto the second HD in a currently unoccupied partion, will GRUB (which is sure to take over the booting process, from past experience) still leave me with the 3 choices I have now (assuming I do not select the Ubuntu prompt). I wwould hate to lose the ability to get into the 3 Win systems !

Thanks, Errol


Grub loader will give you two boot option one that will boot to Ubuntu and another that will load Windows 7 boot loader(normally denoted by DOS os). From there you should be able to boot into the three windows os.

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A "Must Read" for OEM license users

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Hello desertdad, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could purchase and use either an upgrade or full retail/OEM version of Windows 7 if you like, but you will have to use the product key that came with the purchased Windows 7 instead. A Vista or XP key will not activate Windows 7.

Clean Install Windows 7

OR

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A:Recover/install Win7 on multiboot system- too many primary partitions?

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Hi,

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System Info - See Your System Specs

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Code:
BugCheck A, {37320bb49, d, 1, fffff800032c93ed}

Probably caused by : hardware ( nt!KiPageFault+260 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Code:
BugCheck 24, {1904fb, fffff880033c8ab8, fffff880033c8310, fffff80003296f37}

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Followup: MachineOwner
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A:System lock ups, crashes and unable to install updates

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Second, install and run scans from Spybot Search & Destroy, SpyBlaster and Ad-Aware Se.
http://www.safer-networking.org/
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html (spyblaster doesn't not have a scan function.
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/

After you have ran all of these cleaners, restart your machine, install and run CCleaner. Make sure you run the registry cleaner part of CCLeaner.
http://www.ccleaner.com/

I hope this helps.
 

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A:Unable to create new system partition to install Win 7 64bit

Make sure secure boot is disabled in the bios.

Your hard drive may be configured as GPT, convert it to MBR.

Convert GPT Disk to MBR Disk

Option 2 step 2

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A:Install error: Unable to create new system partition or locate....

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There is a simple solution here that works well for Dual boot Ubuntu-Win7

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A:Unable to connect to the internet after system restore and Windows install

whats the model of the HP by tapping F10 or F11 as it boots you may get into the recovery manager

i confused is the software now installed on the PC ?

is this a restore going back to a previous date - or a re-install

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Device Manager
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windows 7
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Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_03
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============== Running Processes ===============

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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

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uURLSearchHooks: {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
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BHO: {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
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A:setup is unable to create new system partition - windows 7 clean install

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A:Win7 32 bit Custom Install to Win7 64 bit - Error (new motherboard)

Do you have a driver for the PCI-E card? If so, install it when you get that message. Nothing to lose and a good install to gain

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should be able to upgrade...
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Nothing to correct - this is exactly as it should be in Win7 which always itself as C when booted.

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Bit of an odd question... I revived an automated e-mail saying S2926 replied to my thread. It tells me the message in the e-mail but I cannot find the reply on here?

I have managed to get my easy 2 boot usb working with the Vista ISO and I am currently installing as we speak. It just needed de-fragging. Feel so silly. But the original problem remains. I tried changing boot order and enabled boot menu at boot and tried to boot from usb but the problem still remained.

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Luke

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Hello Gixxer, welcome to Seven Forums!


You will have to use the exact same version for the key that was installed to the lappy by the manufacturer to use the COA key with a 'new' install; have a look at this information below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


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If you can't find an exact same version, you could use the info in this tutorial to create an "all versions" installer of any version Windows installer, to install using the same method I posted above.

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Sigh.

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-G.

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Do you get asked for the same file or do they change? Try setting the permission at the folder level?

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If you formatted the hdd and installed Windows from a legit source then I would think....if malware is involved...either
an external drive or your router is reinfecting your computer.
 
What source for Windows are you using to install Windows?

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A:How Remove Bad New Win7 Install from Dual install with XP machine?

Post a maximized/resized screen print of Disk Management so all info is displayed using these instructions:
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image






Quote:
I had 20G free on the D drive and I just let Win7 find it and install itself there.


I'm not sure what that really means, or what would happen installing an OS that way.

I install Windows into a pre-defined empty partition, or into unallocated space.

I suggest using WizTree free so you can more easily see all files/folders on a partition.
It displays hidden and protected files without making any Explorer view changes.
They have a Portable Zip available, no installation needed.
Antibody Software - WizTree finds the files and folders using the most disk space on your hard drive

To me it sounds like your Disk Management is a mess and needs cleanup

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Welcome to Seven Forums.
Shouldn't be a problem. You should be able to delete the partition that windows resides on, create a new partition, then load Windows 7 in the newly partitioned space.

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Quote:
"always use MOB site drivers,


Best to use the manufacturer's drivers.






Quote:
Windows except unformatted ST2000


Check in Disk management & format.

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A:Install Win7 to replace OEM win8.1 w/Win10 install

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Since you're talking about a separate win-7 installation on the machine your plan is sound and exactly how you should do it

You might in your bios have to disable fast start and possibly secure boot but otherwise you shouldn't have any problems installing win-7 fresh
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A:How Remove Bad New Win7 Install from Dual install with XP machine?

Post a maximized/resized screen print of Disk Management so all info is displayed using these instructions:
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image






Quote:
I had 20G free on the D drive and I just let Win7 find it and install itself there.


I'm not sure what that really means, or what would happen installing an OS that way.

I install Windows into a pre-defined empty partition, or into unallocated space.

I suggest using WizTree free so you can more easily see all files/folders on a partition.
It displays hidden and protected files without making any Explorer view changes.
They have a Portable Zip available, no installation needed.
Antibody Software - WizTree finds the files and folders using the most disk space on your hard drive

To me it sounds like your Disk Management is a mess and needs cleanup

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anyone?

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A:Not able to install HP Software after clean install of win7,...

I agree, our IT guys screwed this one up, they didnt even know the upgrade thing... :-/ Anyhow, I found a way to install the software I was looking for, just unzip to a folder and run the .msi in the src folder.Although not all the apps had such a folder, most of em had.After playing around with the sw a bit, I realized that I didn't like it anyway, boy am I glad I did not go back to home! and btw, we bought a HP Mini and this one had a nice little software called AppInstl in its swsetup folder, actually just the sw I was looking for. Obviously the same happened with the Mini ("clean" install) but with this app I managed to re-install all the sw I wanted without any problem, except QuickWeb of course, but that seems to be a general problem.Seems to me that HP also saw the need for a "easy install your software after clean install" app. :-) Thanks for all your input, my problem has been solved!Rgds,Geen

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Not-able-to-install-HP-Software-after-clean-install-of-win7/td-p/251139
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A:Some Win7 updates won't install. Can't install SP1 or Win 7 Upgrade

Oh, one more thing. When the upgrade failed for the customer, the error message referenced lack of disk space. However, he's clearly enough space (~800 Gb). He couldn't remember the exact wording but the message stated something similar to "not enough disk space to install the applications."

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Windows is working fine btw, but I want to do a clean install. Is it possible or will I need to buy a Windows 7 Disc?

Thx!

A:Clean install of Win7 after an upgrade install?

Hello STC, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you can do a clean install with a Windows 7 Upgrade copy.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/85823-clean-install-win7-after-upgrade-install.html
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A:clean install of IE11 x64 after Win7 x64 Install

Stand alone installer !
No, I would not remove anything else.
It will not harm anything to leave it there.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/396135-clean-install-ie11-x64-after-win7-x64-install.html
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A:Should I install Win7 over XP or reformat and do a clean install?

You most definitely want to format and clean install.

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...ows-7#T1=tab01

Clean Install Windows 7

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A:Unable to access windows and unable to re-install

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests (in your case, please start with the Hard Drive diagnostics). They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.
If you find hardware issues, here's a link to the hardware forums: Hardware Support - Tech Support Forum

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks
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Are you really referring to the monitor drivers or the Dispay Adapter drivers?The symptoms you describe sound like the latter issue.

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Who makes your 550W power supply?

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A:Unable to reinstall Win7

Welcome to 7 Forums.

Try starting your computer & when it ceases to go any further, load your installation DVD into the DVD drive & then shut down the computer by holding in the start button until it shuts down. Wait a 10 or 15 second & then restart your computer.

If you have the DVD drive as the first boot option as you mention in your post, then it should boot from the DVD & begin the installation process.

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Try the Cleanup Tool
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A:Win7 unable to start

Hi please try this Startup Repair - Windows 7 Help Forums

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/win7-unable-to-start-704524.html
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A:Unable to run win7 on new motherboard

Sounds like a major driver issue.
Have you tried just f8 booting to safe mode?
...it's possible it won't support new hardware, that would be an activation issue though. Sounds like you aren't even getting in.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/146912-unable-run-win7-new-motherboard.html